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Historical Events In 1962

Sunday, 07 March 2021

May 02   In the year 1962 oAS strikes in Algeria  

May 02   US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island in the year 1962.  

May 03   In the year 1962 express train crashed into wreckage of a commuter train and a freight, killing 163, injuring 400 (Tokyo, Japan)  

May 04   US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island in the year 1962.  

May 05   On this day in history "West Side Story" soundtrack album goes to #1 & stays #1 for 54 weeks which is more than 20 weeks longer than any other album  

May 05   Ernest Tyldesley, cricketer (990 runs in 14 Tests for England), dies on this day in history.  

May 06   Antonio Segni elected President of Italy in the year 1962.  

May 06   First nuclear warhead fired from Polaris submarine (Ethan Allen) on this day in history.  

May 06   Pathet Lao breaks cease fire/conquerors Nam Tha Laos on this day in history.  

May 06   US performs nuclear test at Pacific Ocean on this day in history.  

May 07   In the year 1962 jimmy Conlin, dies at 77  

May 07   In the year 1962 pulitzer prize awarded to Theodore H White (Making of President 1960)  

May 07   In the year 1962 uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island  

May 08   On this day in history london trolley buses go out of service  

May 08   In the year 1962 the first Atlas Centaur Launch  

May 09   On this day in history beatles sign their first contract with EMI Parlophone  

May 09   Laser beam successfully bounced off Moon for first time on this day in history.  

May 09   US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island in the year 1962.  

May 11   Antonio Segni becomes President of Italy in the year 1962.  

May 11   Near the Coast of Mexico a 7.0 quake resulted in four persons killed, and many injured. Extensive property damage in south-central Mexico on this day in history.  

May 11   In the year 1962 uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island  

May 11   US sends troops to Thailand in the year 1962.  

May 12   In the year 1962 dick Calkins, co-author (Buck Rogers), dies at 67  

May 12   In the year 1962 uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island  

May 13   In the year 1962 frank Jenks, actor (Colonel Flack), dies of cancer at 60  

May 14   On this day in history princess Sophia of Greece weds Don Juan Carlos of Spain  

May 14   US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island on this day in history.  

May 15   On this day in history uS marines arrive in Laos  

May 17   In the year 1962 marin County withdraws from BART district  

May 19   "John Birch Society" by Chad Mitchell Trio hits #99 on this day in history.  

May 19   Indonesian paratroopers land in New Guinea on this day in history.  

May 19   Stan Musial breaks Honus Wagner's National League hit record with 3,431 on this day in history.  

May 19   US performs nuclear test at Christmas Island (atmospheric) on this day in history.  

May 22   14th Emmy Awards Bob Newhart Show, E G Marshall & Shirley Booth on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1962

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of darren Daulton, US baseball catcher (Phila Phillies)  

Jan 03   Gavin Hastings, WLAF kicker (Scottish Claymores) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Mark Gardner, US baseball player (Florida Marlins) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1962 birth of ulrike Lang, writer  

Jan 03   In the year 1962 birth of francesca Lia Block, American author  

Jan 04   Joe Kleine, NBA center (Phoenix Suns, Chicago Bulls) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Martin McAloon, rocker (Prefab Sprout-2 Wheels Good) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of patrick Cassidy, LA Calif, actor/composer (Fever Pitch, Off the Wall)  

Famous Deaths In 1962

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1962 diego Martínez Barrio, Spanish president (1939), dies at 76  

Jan 04   Hans Lammers, German SS officer (b. 1879) died on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1962 jacob "Jaap" Nanninga, Dutch painter (France, N Africa), dies at 57  

Jan 09   LeRoy B Shield, US pianist/composer (Union Pacific Suite), dies at 68 in the year 1962.  

Jan 12   Ernie Kovacs, comedian (Ernie Kovacs Show), killed in auto crash at 42 died on this day in history.  

Jan 13   In the year 1962 ernie Kovacs, comedian, dies in a car crash in West LA, at 42  

Jan 15   On this day in history kenneth MacKenna, actor (Men Without Women), dies of cancer at 62  

Jan 16   Emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Holbein in England), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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